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primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
clasp - hold firmly within arms
calamity - disaster; misery
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
uproar - noisy confusion
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity